Monica Karpinski

Monica Karpinski works with Kindred on digital and content strategy, including brand storytelling. She is the Founder & Editor of The Femedic, a media and research platform for women's health, and writes widely on health and gender inequalities.

Eat Out to Help Out in Hammersmith: how to claim your discount

By Anna Anderson / August 4, 2020 /

In an effort to give the hospitality industry a much-needed boost, the UK government has created the ‘Eat Out to Help Out’ scheme — which we’ll refer to as the ‘Eat Out’ scheme from here onwards. The scheme is simple: from 3rd-31st August, diners at participating restaurants will receive 50% off their bill, to a…

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West London locals: Meet artist and luxury textile designer Emily Carter

By Monica Karpinski / July 23, 2020 /

Emily Carter is a storyteller. From the intricate details in her luxury textiles to the meticulously-rendered animals in her artwork, each piece is a snapshot of a time and place; of energies and moments coalescing organically. Inspired by the beauty of the natural world, Emily’s work is reminiscent of scientific drawings from the Victorian era,…

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Introducing London Fusion: Kindred’s signature menu

By Monica Karpinski / July 14, 2020 /

Having access to a tapestry of food cultures and cuisines is part-and-parcel of life in London. But if you were asked to describe what London’s signature cuisine was, what would you say? Kindred’s Head Chef Romulo Silva has answered by developing a new, ‘London fusion’ menu, that celebrates the different flavours, cultures, and cuisines across…

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How are we reopening?

By Anna Anderson / June 22, 2020 /

The question a lot of people in the community have been asking is, “When do you think you will reopen?” The earliest we will be able to open is the 4th July 2020, which is the date we’ll be working towards unless otherwise indicated. We’ve compiled some of the measures we’re putting in place to…

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Kindred Spaces

By Lewis Good / March 11, 2020 /

When refitting Bradmore house to accommodate the needs of Kindred the focus was, and always will be, promoting community. Next to that, it was crucial that whilst we modernised particular features, and made the space functional, we preserved other details that gave the building character. For the Co-Working Members at Kindred, this means that each…

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Kindred’s Gift Guide 2019

By Lewis Good / January 23, 2020 /

The halls? Consider them decked. The fairy lights? Untangled, plugged in, and twinkling. The presents? Not quite sorted, but we’ve got you covered. This is a list for those of you who may be leaving it a tad last minute, and straight from the members here at Kindred. No coal has been left unturned this…

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Blue Badge Style: Rewarding Inclusive Design in Hospitality

By Anna Anderson / September 10, 2019 /

We are so honoured to be shortlisted for the Blue Badge Style Awards. Blue Badge Style is ‘Redefining Disability with Style’ by celebrating good design in hospitality; encouraging businesses to not only think about the basics of accessibility but to be inspired to design for style and practicality. Too often we see businesses that have…

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Inside Kindred: An evening of sustainable fashion

By Lewis Good / June 14, 2019 /

Last week we celebrated World Environment Day with a wonderful ‘Evening of Ethical Fashion’, organised by the amazing team at Just Sustain It. With several suitcases of pre-loved pieces, and a generous donation of rails and hangers from Vault Couture, Kindred’s first Clothes Swap and Sustainable Fashion Panel took place with a huge turnout, making…

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